Indie Cinema - Best of 2012

Published Apr 9, 2012

Foreign films, indie movies, or maybe its just the popcorn. What's your favorite cinema?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Castro Theatre

Voters Love

"I moved to S.F. in January 1980 and already knew about the Castro from friends. Fell in love with the theatre decor..." via walchild

Find It
429 Castro Street San Francisco CA 94114
  • Castro Theatre, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Theater, Indie Cinema, Theatre Group, Museum, 429 Castro Street Castro San Francisco CA 94114
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    429 Castro Street, Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Cinema, Museum, 1881 Post Street Pacific Heights San Francisco CA 94115
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    1881 Post Street, Japantown San Francisco, CA
  • Grand Lake Theater, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Theater, Indie Cinema, 3200 Grand Ave Lower Hills Oakland CA 94610
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    3200 Grand Ave, Grand Lake/Lakeshore Oakland, CA
  • Embarcadero Center Cinema, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Theater, Indie Cinema, 1 Embarcadero Ctr Financial District San Francisco CA 94111
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    1 Embarcadero Ctr, Financial District San Francisco, CA
  • Roxie Theater, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 3117 16th St San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    3117 16th St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Stanford Theater, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Cinema, Palo Alto, California, 221 University Ave  Palo Alto, CA 94301
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    221 University Ave, Santa Clara County Palo Alto, CA
  • Alameda Theatre, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Theater, Indie Cinema, Theatre Group, 2317 Central Avenue Alameda CA 94501
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    2317 Central Avenue, Alameda, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    2314 Monument Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Cerrito Speakeasy, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 10070 San Pablo Ave El Cerrito CA 94530
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    10070 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA
  • Balboa Theater, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Cinema, 3630 Balboa St (at 37th Avenue) Outer Richmond San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    3630 Balboa St (at 37th Avenue), Outer Richmond San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    14808 E 14th St, San Leandro, CA
  • Vine Cinema, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 1722 1st St Livermore CA 94550
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    1722 1st St, Livermore, CA
  • Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 1118 4th St San Rafael CA 94901
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    1118 4th St, San Rafael, CA
  • Sebastiani Theatre, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 476 1st St E Sonoma CA 95476
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    476 1st St E, Sonoma, CA
  • Lumiere Theatre, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 1572 California St San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    1572 California St, Nob Hill San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    2230 Shattuck Ave, Downtown Berkeley Berkeley, CA
  • Foreign Cinema, Arts and Entertainment, Food, Great Meals, Indie Theater, Indie Cinema, French, Brunch, Place to Impress a Date, 2534 Mission Street Mission San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Brunch, Indie Cinema
    2534 Mission Street, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    1115 Solano Avenue, Albany, CA
  • Bridge Theatre, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 3010 Geary Blvd San Francisco CA 94118
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    3010 Geary Blvd, Laurel Heights San Francisco, CA
  • Landmark Piedmont Theater, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Cinema, 4186 Piedmont Ave  Oakland, CA 94611
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    4186 Piedmont Ave, Piedmont Ave Oakland, CA
  • Cameo Cinema, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 1340 Main St St Helena CA 94574
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    1340 Main St, St Helena, CA
  • 4 Star Theatre, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 2200 Clement St San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    2200 Clement St, Outer Richmond San Francisco, CA
  • Clay Theatre, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 2261 Fillmore St San Francisco CA 94115
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    2261 Fillmore St, Pacific Heights San Francisco, CA
  • Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Theater, Indie Cinema, 2966 College Ave Elmwood Berkeley CA 94705
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    2966 College Ave, Claremont Berkeley, CA
  • Red Vic Movie House, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Theater, Indie Cinema, 1727 Haight St Haight-Ashbury San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Indie Cinema
    1727 Haight St, Haight-Ashbury San Francisco, CA
Contest Overview
  • 72,388
    Total Votes
  • 31,401
    Voters
  • 172
    Winners

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